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AMD Radeon R9 380X review feat. Sapphire: The best graphics card for 1080p gaming, priced to fight

AMD's Radeon R9 380X fills a gaping hole in the world of graphics cards, and it's competitively priced, too.

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Android Marshmallow vs. iOS 9: Which has the better app permissions system?

Knowing what your apps are up to is more important than ever. How do the two leading mobile OSes stack up?


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Grillmaker Char-Broil debuts two Wi-Fi-connected smokers

Now you can control your smoker from wherever you are, using a mobile app.


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Roku gets 4K content from Smithsonian; Encore, CW also sign up

The set-top box is currently the only to support 4K video from Smithsonian’s latest streaming channel, coming a month after the release of the 4K-capable Roku 4.


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Project eyes particle accelerator in a shoe box with Gordon Moore grant

Scientists in Silicon Valley and Germany have kicked off a five-year project to create a particle accelerator that's the size of a shoebox -- a project that, if successful, could revolutionize scientific and medical research.


T-Stand hands-on preview: We’re impressed with this tablet stand after spending time with a prototype

Universal accessories are typically universally bad; this product is an exception to the rule.


Revealed: Google's master plan to give cord cutters reasons to give a hoot about Android TV

The Android TV team talks to Cord-cutter Confidential about what needs fixing, and what comes next.

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Ransomware's latest threats: What to do about CryptoWall, Chimera and their ilk

In the past, if you had a backup of your files, you could avoid paying ransomware. Malware developers claimed to have added a new twist, threatening to publish the data of anyone who has not paid.

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Hacking group that hit South Korea may be at it again with new target

A hacking group that crippled South Korean banks, government websites and news agencies in early 2013 may be active again, Palo Alto Networks said Wednesday.

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Square IPO priced at $9, seen as test of whether tech startups are still hot

Payments processor Square has priced its initial public offering at a level far lower than earlier indicated, even as analysts are looking at the company's debut on the stock exchange Thursday as a test of how public markets will evaluate new, high-flying startups some of whom have seen valuations of over US$1 billion.